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More people than ever are defaulting on student loans — and it could put the US economy at risk

4.6 million Americans have defaulted on federal student loans, incurring debt that hurts their credit and the macroeconomy.
The dean of Harvard admissions said early admission is the new normal.

Harvard just released its early admissions decisions — here’s how many students got in

Harvard University released its early admissions decisions for the class of 2022. The dean of admissions said early admission is the new normal.
The top two colleges are in England.

For the first time in 14 years, the best university in the world isn’t in America

For the first time, an American college didn't crack the top two in a ranking of the best universities in the world.

Baby boomers could end up $227,000 richer if they stop bankrolling their adult children

Parents who pay for their adult children might be hurting their retirement savings.
Some of the highlights include a six-figure foreign language coach.

It takes $1.7 million to get your kid into an elite college, according to rich people

Town & Country estimated that wealthy families spend $1.7 million per child to get them into the Ivy League.

5 people from around the world share what it’s like to get free college education

US citizens collectively hold about $1.31 trillion in college loan debt. That isn't the case in countries where university is tuition-free.
Higher education issues have become the site of a burgeoning culture war.

Democrats and Republicans agree on almost everything about college — except whether it’s worth the cost

Republicans and Democrats actually agree on a lot when it comes to higher education — so long as it's not whether it's worth the cost.
Students can receive up to $192 a month for food at grocery stores.

College students in California are turning to food stamps to afford to eat

Across all University of California campuses, a number of students experience food scarcity issues.
U.S. President Barack Obama and his daughter Malia walk in the rain from Marine One to board Air Force One upon their departure from Los Angeles, California April 8, 2016.

Ivanka Trump: Malia Obama should be ‘OFF limits’ to the media

Ivanka Trump condemned recent media coverage of Malia Obama's social life at Harvard, where the former president's eldest daughter is a freshman.
11 fraternities had been under investigation since the start of the school year.

Ohio State University suspended 37 fraternities on campus — the most aggressive move yet in the rush for colleges to crack down on hazing

Ohio State University suspended 37 fraternities organizations from campus Thursday, citing instances of hazing and alcohol.